Rotterdam's Tiger Award competitor En Route (Unterwegs) by Jan Kruger, the Max Ophuels Prize entry Muxmäuschenstill by Marcus Mittermeier and Patrick Tauss's First Steps Award-winner Der Typ are among the twelve films selected by programmer Alfred Holighaus for the Berlinale's Perspectives German Cinema (Perspektive Deutsches Kino) sidebar.

The lineup also includes Nigerian-born Branwen Okpako's TV film Tal Der Ahnungslosen (which was produced by teamWorx for public broadcaster ZDF), HFF Babelsberg student Nicolai Rohde's Zwischen Nacht Und Tag and Charlotte by German Film & Television Academy (dffb) student Ulrike von Ribbeck, the director of the 2002 award-winning short Am See.

The lineup is as follows:

Blind, dir: Saskia Jell (short)
Charlotte, dir: Ulrike von Ribbeck (short)
Der Typ, dir: Patrick Tauss
Flammend' Herz, dir: Andrea Schuler and Oliver Ruts
Grenze, dir: Holger Jancke
Leise Krieger, dir: Alexander Dierbach (short)
Mitfahrer, dir: Nicolai Albrecht
Muxmäuschenstill, dir: Marcus Mittermeier
Tal Der Ahnungslosen, dir: Branwen Okpako
Transport, dir: Silvio Helbig (short)
Unterwegs, dir: Jan Krüger
Zwischen Nacht Und Tag, dir: Nicolai Rohde